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entrippy   interchangeable artwork that explores culture and evolution
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jan 01, 2013
entrippy interchangeable artwork that explores culture and evolution


the panels are interchangeable between images of ‘entrippy’ by drew morrison

 

 

in his latest painting series titled ‘entrippy’, brooklyn-based illustrator drew morrison explores the idea that 
tangible matter takes on a multitude
of forms as it disperses and restructures itself throughout time. by means of its design, ‘entrippy’ attempts to find a comical nature in this ongoing process.
the four panels that create each 88” x 36” gouache and ink painting can be interchanged,
 with all of the objects and figures connecting seamlessly across the images.
through the newfound connections the viewer is able to discover layered meaning in the narrative images.

 

the organized parade can be thought of as one way a culture can celebrate itself and it’s traditions, by coalescing into a larger mass, and in turn taking on a greater meaning.
what
 happens afterward is a dispersion, not unlike nature’s unrelenting and innate ability to take and reshape proteins and minerals from one form to another.
similarly, mankind is
obsessed with the idea of harvesting raw materials and restructuring them into functional, marketable items of interest.
there is an absurd dance in this process, and with this series
, morrison attempts to find the humor and beauty weaved within it.

 

 

‘prehistory’ by drew morrison
gouache and ink on panel, 88″x36″
a parade of extinction and evolution

 

 


‘carnivorism’
gouache and ink on panel, 88″x36″
a parade of protein re-assignment and food chains

 

 


‘team earth’
gouache and ink on panel, 88″x36″
a parade of sustainability and nature’s ingenious

 

 


‘big business’
gouache and ink on panel, 88″x36″
a parade of industry and consumerism

 

 


a video on ‘entrippy’

 

 

 

 


each parade has an icon that is used as a rubber stamp on prints of the work
logotype by jane song

 

 


a detail image of a panel from ‘prehistory’

 

 


a detail image of a panel from ‘big business’

 

 


a detail image of a panel from ‘carnivorism’

 

 


a detail image of a panel from ‘team earth’

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions’  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.
see more project submissions from our readers here.

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